East Wittering  Sussex


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described East Wittering like this:

WITTERING (East), a parish in Westhampnett district, Sussex; on the coast, 5 miles S of Bosham r. station, and 6 SW of Chichester. Post town, West Wittering, under Chichester. Acres, 1,505; of which 310 are water. Real property, £2,257. Pop., 223. Houses, 46. The property is divided among a few. Much land has been carried away by the sea. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester. Value, £190.* Patron, the Bishop of London. The church is good.

East Wittering through time

East Wittering is now part of Chichester district. Click here for graphs and data of how Chichester has changed over two centuries. For statistics about East Wittering itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of East Wittering, in Chichester and Sussex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 14th August 2022

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